Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Boobies and Gannets :: Abbott's Booby

Abbott's Booby Sula abbotti

Described by: Ridgway (1893)
Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors
Old scientific name(s): Papasula abbotti


Christmas Island - Dec 22, 2003 © Tun Pin Ong 
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Ex. ne. Indian Ocean;
Ex. restricted range;
C. and w. Christmas Is.
Dispersal is poorly known, but seems to be n. to the Greater Sundas (upwellings off sw. Sumatra and sw. Java).


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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